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More Turbines - less power in 2010

Latest Government statistics show onshore wind turbines have 21.9% load factor.

Onshore turbines produce an average of 21.7% less power in 2010.

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Wind farm statistics and financial matters.

In the latest figures released by DECC - The Department for Energy and Climate Change show a 7.7% fall in the amount of power generated by on-shore wind farms, in spite of more turbines being built in 2010. The average load factor was only 21.9% for the year, equivalent to wind turbines only working one day out of five.

The full report has some amazing comments which raise serious questions about our energy policy and the future prosperity of the country.

See what the press made of the report - The Scotsman

Read the Government reports here  - DECC Website-